Comprehensive Review of Nephrology 2022

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March 13–18, 2022 | LIVESTREAM
Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center

Optimize Patient Care

Review updates, advances & best practices in all areas of nephrology.

Among the Highest-Rate CME

Program is among the highest-rated CME courses at Harvard Medical School

50 hours of Continuing Education

Earn up to 50.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

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Updates, Advances and Practical Information You Can Use Now to Screen, Diagnose and Manage Patients with Kidney Disease

With more than 50 interactive lectures and case-based workshops, this CME course provides a comprehensive review in all areas of nephrology.

Many practicing nephrologists and physicians find it difficult to keep up with the rapid scientific and technological advances in renal care because medicine is changing at a faster pace than ever before. As busy clinicians, we need to stay current in order to optimize patient care and improve outcomes.

Advance your knowledge by joining world-renowned experts and Harvard Medical School’s leading clinical faculty for a comprehensive review of nephrology. The most important updates and advances in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases will be taught, including practical information that you can use now to provide exceptional patient care.

This CME course will address pathophysiologic and clinical issues in the major areas of nephrology, including:

  • Glomerular disease
  • Acute renal failure
  • Renal transplantation
  • Immunosuppressive management
  • Hypertension
  • Pregnancy and renal disease
  • COVID-19
  • Acid-base and fluid and electrolyte disorders
  • Potassium balance
  • Renal imaging
  • Bone mineral disorders
  • Lupus nephritis
  • Diuretic resistance
  • Dialysis
  • Renal Stones
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Genetic renal diseases
  • Cardiorenal and hepatorenal syndrome

Presenters will also discuss diagnostic testing, well-recognized medical comprehensive curriculum.


Our highly accessible and educationally sound platform includes:

  • Innovative lectures
  • Valuable case-based sessions with real-time audience-response questions
  • Interactive Q&A sessions with our expert faculty
  • Chat features to discuss challenging cases and ask pressing questions
  • Informal opportunities to share and exchange information with one another through interactive tools

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss how to approach patients with acid-base and electrolyte disturbances and manage their care
  2. Define hypertension treatment goals and management for different populations
  3. Review strategies for diagnosing and managing acute kidney injury
  4. Assess new developments to reduce the risk of chronic kidney diesase progression
  5. Incorporate optimal immunosuppression strategies for initial and maintenance immunosuppression
  6. Develop strategies to screen, prevent and treat patients with long-terms complications of kidney transplantation
  7. Summarize optimal management strategies for non-immunologic complications after kidney transplantation
  8. Evaluate and treat patients presenting with signs and symptoms of glomerular disease
  9. Explain the role of genetic testing in specific conditions

Conference Schedule

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Sunday, March 13, 2021
7:50 AM
Introduction & Welcome
8:00 AM
State-of-the-Art Approaches to Small-Vessel Vasculitis
Ronald J. Falk, MD
8:50 AM
Renal Disease and Pregnancy
S. Ananth Karumanchi, MD
9:40 AM Break & Meditation*
9:55 AM Membranous Glomerulopathy and Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, Minimal Change Disease
Ronald J. Falk, MD
10:45 AM IgA Nephropathy and H-S Purpura: Individualizing Therapy
Ronald J. Falk, MD
11:35 PM Break
11:40 AM Clinical Consult with Dr. Falk: Answering Your Pressing Questions
12:10 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM Burning Clinical Questions
1:15 PM Prevention and Treatment of Common PD Complications: An Interactive Session¹
Adam M. Segal, MD, FASN
2:30 PM Break & Rejuvenation Exercises*
2:45 PM Detours in Hypertension: Evaluation and Management
Bradley M. Denker, MD
3:25 PM Prevention and Treatment of Acute Kidney Injury: A Comprehensive Primer
Paul M. Palevsky, MD
4:10 PM Break
4:20 PM Optimizing Renal Support in Acute Kidney Injury: Case-Based Discussions
Paul M. Palevsky, MD
5:10 PM Clinical Consult with Drs. Palevsky and Denker: Answering Your Pressing Questions

 

Monday, March 14, 2021
8:00 AM
Acid-Base: Elementary Issues
Michael Emmett, MD
8:45 AM
Acid-Base: Advanced Issues
Michael Emmett, MD
9:30 AM Break and Guided Meditation*
9:45 AM
Relation Between Salt and Water
Richard H. Sterns, MD
10:35 AM
Case-Based Workshop: Fluid and Electrolytes¹
Richard H. Sterns, MD
11:25 AM Break
11:30 AM Clinical Consult with Drs. Emmett and Stearns: Answering Your Pressing Questions
12:00 PM Lunch Break
12:50 PM BURNING CLINICAL QUESTION: Navigating Home Hemodialysis – A Patient’s Journey
Jeffrey H. William, MD
1:10 PM Case-Based Workshop: Acid-Base Clinical Cases¹
Michael Emmett, MD
2:00 PM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises*
2:20 PM The Management of the Incidentally Discovered Adrenal Mass
Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
3:10 PM Endocrine Hypertension: Primary Aldosteronism and Pheochromocytoma
Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
4:00 PM Clinical Consult with Dr. Vaidya: Answering Your Pressing Questions
4:10 PM Break
4:20 PM BURTON D. ROSE, MD KEYNOTE LECTURE: Pathology and Mechanisms of Glomerular Diseases
Helmut G. Rennke, MD
5:20 PM Clinical Consult with Drs. Vaidya and Rennke: Answering Your Pressing Questions
Tuesday, March 15, 2021
8:00 AM
Advanced Kidney Disease in Vulnerable Patients: Prognosis and Treatment Decision Conversations
Robert A. Cohen, MD, MSc
8:40 AM
Updates on the Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
Bradley M. Denker, MD
9:30 AM
Break and Guided Meditation*
9:45 AM
Immunosuppressive Management in Acute Infection and Malignancy in Renal Transplantation
Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
10:30 AM Overview of Renal Transplant Rejection: Pathology, Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcomes
Daniel C. Brennan, MD. FACP
11:20 AM Break
11:30 AM
Clinical Consult with Dr. Brennan: Answering Your Pressing Questions
10:00 AM
Advanced Kidney Disease in Vulnerable Patients: Prognosis and Treatment Decision Conversations
Robert A. Cohen, MD, MSc
10:50 AM Hemodialysis Delivery: Complications and the Barriers to Adequate Dialysis
Mark E. Williams, MD, FACP, FASN
11:35 AM Amyloidosis
Andrea I. Havasi, MD
12:00 Question and Answer Session
12:15 Lunch Break
1:00 PM Disorders of Potassium Balance: What You Need to Know
Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
1:45 PM Comprehensive Genetic Analysis in Nephrology
Ali Gharavi, MD
2:15 PM APOL1-Associated Kidney Disease
Nartin Pollak, MD
2:45 PM Question and Answer Session
2:55 PM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises*
3:15 PM Management of the Failing Kidney: Best Practices for Care
Martha Pavlakis, MD
4:05 PM Challenging Cases in Renal Disease: An Interactive Session
Stewart H. Lecker, MD, PhD
4:50 PM Question and Answer Session
Wednesday, March 16, 2021
8:00 AM
Maintenance of Immunosuppression in Renal Transplantation
Martha Pavlakis, MD
8:50 AM Noninfectious Complications of Renal Transplantation
Martha Pavlakis, MD
9:40 AM
Question and Answer Session
9:50 AM
Break and Rejuvenation Exercises*
10:05 AM What’s New? Controversies in Salt and Water
Mark L. Zeidel, MD
10:50 AM
Updates on the Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
Bradley M. Denker, MD
11:40 AM Question and Answer Session
11:50 AM Navigating Home Hemodialysis: A Patient’s Journey
Jeff William, MD
12:30 PM Lunch Break
1:15 PM What Urologists Wish Nephrologists Would Know
Peter Steinberg, MD
2:00 PM Controversial Issues in the Treatment of Mild Hypertension
Bradley M. Denker, MD
2:45 PM Question and Answer Session
2:55 PM The Forgotten Compartment: Tales from the Tubulointerstitium
Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
3:40 PM Case-Based Workshop: Challenging Cases in Glomerular Disease and Q&A
Helmut G. Rennke, MD
4:25 PM Question and Answer Session
Thursday, March 17, 2021
8:00 AM
Novel Dialysis Modalities for Chronic Patients
John Danziger, MD
8:50 AM Case-Based Workshop: Problems in Dialysis
John Danziger, MD
9:35 AM
Question and Answer Session
9:45 AM
Break and Rejuvenation Exercises*
10:00 AM Opthalmology Update for the Nephrologist
Deborah S. Jacobs, MD
10:25 AM Advances in Phosphate Homeostasis Management
Myles S. Wolf, MD, MMSc
11:15 AM Highlights from the GlomCon Conferences
Ali Poyan Mehr, MD
Isaac Stillman, MD
12:00 PM Question and Answer Session
12:15 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM Management of Nondiabetic Chronic Kidney Disease
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
1:50 PM Management of Hypertension in Nephropathy and Diabetes: An Update
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
2:25 PM Management of Hypertension in Nephropathy and Diabetes: An Update
George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
2:40 PM Question and Answer Session
2:50 PM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises*
3:05 PM BURTON D. ROSE, MD KEYNOTE LECTURE: Treating Lupus Nephritis in 2021
Gerald B. Appel, MD
4:05 PM Diagnosis and Management of Thrombotic Microangiopathies
Gerald B. Appel, MD
4:50 PM Question and Answer Session
Friday, March 18, 2021
8:00 AM Selected Management Issues in Nephrotic Syndrome
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
8:45 AM Diuretic Strategies in CNF, NS, Cirrhosis and CKD
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
9:35 AM Question and Answer Session
9:45 AM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises*
10:00 AM Renal Aspects of Dysproteinemias
Gerald B. Appel, MD
10:50 AM Case-Based Workshop: Challenging Glomerular Biopsy Cases
Gerald B. Appel, MD
11:50 AM Question and Answer Session
12:00 PM Lunch Break
12:45 PM A Comprehensive Look at Renal Stones: Strategies and Treatment Options
Gary C. Curhan, MD, ScD
1:40 PM Challenges in Dialysis Access
Amy R. Evenson, MD, MPH
2:25 PM Question and Answer Session
2:35 PM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises*
2:50 PM Challenging Clinical Questions: A Case-Based Session
Robert S. Brown, MD
3:40 PM Management of Polycystic Kidney Disease
Theodore I. Steinman, MD
4:30 PM Question and Answer Session

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“Some of the speakers are like the pillars of Nephrology today and being able to meet them as colleagues was an honor and exceptional.”

“The quality of the speakers and their presentations were exceptional. It was just the right mix of research vs. practical.”

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Course Directors

Martin Pollak, MD

Martin Pollak, MD

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief, Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Bradley M. Denker, MD

Bradley M. Denker, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Clinical Chief, Renal Division Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Chief of Nephrology Associate, Chief of Medical Specialties, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates

Melanie P. Hoenig, MD

Melanie P. Hoenig, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Course Director of Homeostasis II, Harvard Medical School, Staff Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Faculty

Gerald B. Appel, MD
Professor of Medicine
Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Director, Glomerular Kidney Center
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

George L. Bakris, MD, FASH, FASN
Professor of Medicine
The University of Chicago Medicine
Director, American Heart Association Comprehensive Hypertension Center
The University of Chicago Hospitals

Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins Medical School
Medical Director, The Comprehensive Transplant Center
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Robert S. Brown, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Chief for Academic Affairs, Nephrology Division
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Robert A. Cohen, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of Education, Nephrology Division
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Gary C. Curhan, MD, ScD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Professor of Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health
Physician
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

John Danziger, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Michael Emmett, MD
Professor of Medicine
Texas A&M School of Medicine and University of Texas Southwestern
Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine
Baylor University Medical Center

Amy R. Evenson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Attending Surgeon, Anthony P. Monaco Transplant Service
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Clerkship Director, BIDMC/HMS Core Surgery Clerkship
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Ronald J. Falk
Nan and Hugh Cullman Eminent Professor of Medicine Chairman, Department of Medicine
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ali Gharavi, MD
Jay Meltzer Professor of Nephrology and Hypertension
Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Director, Center for Precision Medicine and Genomics
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Andrea Havasi, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Renal Section/Amyloidosis Center
Boston Medical Center
Deborah S. Jacobs, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School
Faculty, Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
S. Ananth Karumanchi, MD
Professor of Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Visiting Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Medallion Chair in Vascular Biology — Director, Renovascular Research
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Stewart H. Lecker, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Nephrology Fellowship Training Program
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Paul M. Palevsky, MD
Professor of Medicine and Clinical & Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Chief, Renal Section
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
President
National Kidney Foundation
Martha Pavlakis, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Ali Poyan Mehr, MD
Regional Director, Glomerular Disease Program
Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Founding Director
GlomCon Project
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Clinical Director, Nephrology
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Helmut G. Rennke, MD
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Renal Pathology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Adam M. Segal, MD, FASN
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Tufts University
Chair, Division of Nephrology
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Adam M. Segal, MD, FASN
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Tufts University
Chair, Division of Nephrology
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Peter Steinberg, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery (Urology)
Harvard Medical School
Director, Endourology and Stone Management
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Theodore I. Steinman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Richard H. Sterns, MD
Professor of Medicine, Emeritus
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester General Hospital
Isaac Stillman, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Adrenal Disorders
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Jeffrey H. William, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Co-Chief, Tullis Firm, Internal Medicine Residency
Associate Director, Nephrology Fellowship Training Program
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Mark E. Williams, MD, FACP, FASN
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Dialysis Operations
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Senior Staff Physician
Joslin Diabetes Center
Myles S. Wolf, MD, MMSc
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Duke University School of Medicine
Mark L. Zeidel, MD
Herman Ludwig Blumgart Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chair, Department of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Frequently Asked Questions

How will the course be presented?

This course will be livestreamed. All live-stream sessions are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and ABIM MOC points, as well as other relevant CME credits.

The course will be presented in its entirety and includes real-time audience-response questions, live demonstrations and interactive Q&A sessions allowing you to pose specific questions to our expert faculty via online chat.

Streaming instructions will be provided to course registrants.

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Refunds, less an administrative of $75 will be issued for all cancellations received two weeks before the start of the course.

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Comprehensive Review of Nephrology 2022

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March 13–18, 2021 | LIVESTREAM
Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center